Encounter with Werther (1949)

Begegnung mit Werther (original title)
The infatuated young Werther (Horst Caspar) meets in a village at a festivity the beautiful Lotte (Heidemarie Hatheyer) and falls in love with her. But Lotte is already engaged. Werther ... See full summary »

Director:

Karl-Heinz Stroux

Writers:

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (novel) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe), Hermann Gressieker | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Horst Caspar ... Werther
Heidemarie Hatheyer ... Lotte
Paul Klinger ... Albert
Rudolf Reiff Rudolf Reiff ... Amtmann - Lotte's Father
Paul Dahlke ... Napoleon
Walter Kottenkamp Walter Kottenkamp ... Goethe
Fritz Odemar ... Graf
Harald Mannl Harald Mannl ... Gesandter
Christiane Felsmann Christiane Felsmann ... Frl. von Bassenheim
Arthur Mentz Arthur Mentz ... Bauernbursche
Friedrich Siemers Friedrich Siemers ... Schreiber Heinrich
Klaus Behrendt Klaus Behrendt
Heinz Burkhardt Heinz Burkhardt
Herbert Gernot Herbert Gernot
Erika Georgi Erika Georgi
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Storyline

The infatuated young Werther (Horst Caspar) meets in a village at a festivity the beautiful Lotte (Heidemarie Hatheyer) and falls in love with her. But Lotte is already engaged. Werther realizes that his love is hopeless and leaves. When he returns, Lotte is yet married but unhappy. Again their love flames up, which leads to a very deep despair of Werther. Finally he chooses suicide.

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

5 August 1949 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Encounter with Werther See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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